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Lenin on Revolutionary Situations

  title={Lenin on Revolutionary Situations},
  author={Lloyd Churchward},
  journal={Australian Left Review},
  • L. Churchward
  • Published 1970
  • Economics, History
  • Australian Left Review
THE CONCEPT OF THE “REVOLUTIONARY SITUATION” is one familiar to all revolutionaries since Lenin. Yet it is a concept which has been strangely neglected by Western experts on revo­ lution. Thus Chalmers Johnson in his modem classic Revolutionary Change (1966) ignores the concept altogether while Robert C. Tucker in The Marxian Revolutionary Idea (1969) gives it less than adequate treatment. This neglect can partly be explained by the fact that Western writings on revolution are nof so much…